Adult Protection Program, Tri-County Community Support Services
families, and service providers that contribute to the enhancement of the quality
of life and community participation of persons with intellectual/ developmental
disabilities and/or Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Alzheimer Society of Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland and Haliburton
caregivers. Provides information, education, individual counselling, support groups.
Education, programs and support to people living with arthritis. Physiotherapists, occupational therapists and social workers assess and provide a variety of services
Brain Injury Association Peterborough Region
Community-based support and rehabilitation services to adults living with the
effects of an acquired brain injury. Supports for older adults, and adults with
disabilities to help people remain independent in their own homes for as long as
Canadian Hearing Society
Counselling and case management services for deaf, deafened and hard of hearing;
hearing screening, counselling services for couples, and their families.
Central East Local Health Integration Network – Home and Community Care
Connects people with quality in-home and community-based health care; provides information, direct access to qualified care providers and many comprehensive
services to help people come home from the hospital sooner or live independently
at home longer. Services are funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
and can include: A range of in-home health care, nursing clinics, related social
services and supplies and equipment; Coordinate the application for admission
to Long-Term Care Homes; offer assessment for referral to specialized programs
geared to specific health needs and provides information about a wide range of
services available in the community.
an evangelical ministry serving people with developmental challenges; programs
include individual support service, family home program, respite care, in-home
supports, supported independent living, independent or inter-dependent living,
Community Care Peterborough
Meals on Wheels, home making and home maintenance, telephone reassurance
checks, transportation (accessible and volunteer), friendly visiting and medical
Community Living Trent Highlands
provides family support, respite, service coordination, education, supported
residential living, supported independent living;
Four County Crisis
Provides crisis intervention support within the four counties of Haliburton, Northumberland, Peterborough and the City of Kawartha Lakes through a local
toll-free phone line 24 hours a day. Mobile Crisis Intervention Workers provide
assessment, supportive counselling, intervention and referral to community
Geriatric Assessment & Intervention Network (GAIN)
GAIN teams provide specialized geriatric care to support frail seniors living at home
or in retirement residences, who have multiple complex medical and social problems including: cognitive impairment, responsive behaviours, decreased function, falls or
risk of falls, impaired mobility, elder abuse, incontinence and/or multiple medications.
Kawartha Participation Projects (KPP)
KPP Attendant Outreach Services provides personal support and homemaking
supports that are essential to support the activities of daily living for adults with
physical disabilities. Supportive Housing and affordable market rents at its St. Peter’s
Osteoporosis Canada, Central Eastern Ontario - Peterborough & Area
Educates, empowers and supplies individuals and communities in the risk reduction
and treatment of Osteoporosis, by raising awareness, promoting better bone health, educating healthcare professionals, and helping people prevent fractures and prevent
Peterborough Regional Health Centre (PRHC)
Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Response Team
Specially trained nurses available twenty-four hours a day through the Emergency Department; Emergency and follow-up medical care for injuries and testing for
sexually infections: Collection of information (forensic evidence) ; crisis emotional
support; safety support, arrangements for victim to talk to the police, if desired.
Psychiatric Assessment Services for the Elderly (PASE)
This outreach program offers geriatric mental health assessment, consultation and education services, with limited capacity to provide treatment and case management services for people 65 and older.
Veterans Affairs Canada
Provide counselling, assessment and coordination of plans to meet client needs.
For veterans: Canadian Forces members, retired members and their dependents.
VON 360 Degree Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic
The clinic offers a comprehensive interdisciplinary team model that includes nurse practitioners, registered nurses, social workers, a registered dietician and physician collaboration.
YWCA Peteborough Haliburton
Service include: 24 hour crisis and support counselling by phone and in the shelter, transportation to the shelter, provides safe, secure shelter for women, with or
without children, who are have experienced abuse or violence.
Shelter for single men 18 and over and women 25 and over.
24 hr service for women ages 16 years and up; provides shelter for women, with or
without children, who are fleeing abuse; 24 hour crisis and support counselling by
phone and in the shelter; transportation to the shelter; food and clothing while at
safe shelter, community referrals, court and housing support.
Shelter an accommodation for homeless adult males over the age of 18 years.
Shelter consists of 40 shelter beds for and Open Table community dining program.
Dedicated staff person to assist with transition to successful independent living.
Our Space Peterborough
A local community centre that is open to the public year round. It’s a place where
those in need can come to find shelter, food, rest, support and most importantly,
a sense of belonging within our community. Free space for low income individuals;
drop-in centre that provides lunch meals daily.
4 County Crisis
Safe Beds provide a safe and supportive environment in a residential home
setting for individuals within Peterborough, Halliburton, Kawartha Lakes, and Northumberland Counties. A short-term stay is available to all genders 16 years
of age and older. Safe Beds are a non-medical facility, abstinence based, voluntary,
and of no cost to the individual.
SUPPORT GROUPS/ CAREGIVER SUPPORT AND RESPITE
Open to anyone who wants to do something about their drinking problem.
Support group for those who are worried about someone with a drinking problem.
Alzheimer Society of Peterborough,Northumberland, and Haliburton
Provides information, resources, education and support for people living with
Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias, caregivers, and health-ca
Community Counselling Resource Centre - Caring for the Caregiver
Support group for caregivers (free).
Free grief drop-in group and a range of support groups for anyone experiencing
A provincial website established to provide families with the opportunity to easily
access: respite options, connections with workers, training events, resources and
VON (Victorian Order of Nurses) Peterborough, Victoria and Haliburton
CARE in-home respite program, adult day programs in three locations - two in
the county - which provide social and recreational activities, personal care support,
hot noon meal and snacks and excursions for program participants; provides a
regular day of respite for family caregivers; cost-recovery fee-for-service and fee
Women’s Personal Support Groups
Addressing self-esteem, assertiveness, managing stress, and anger; cost geared-
to-income; no cost for unwaged.
York-Durham Aphasia Centre – Peterborough
Free support groups for people who have Aphasia - a communication problem that
can happen due to stroke or other types of brain injury;